Americans to Eat 1.33 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

January 25, 2017

Americans will consume enough drumettes and flats to circle the Earth nearly three times

Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Americans’ consumption of the unofficial staple of Super Bowl Sunday – the chicken wing – is projected to hit 1.33 billion wings, according to a National Chicken Council (NCC) annual report.

NCC’s 2017 Wing Report, released today, estimates that Americans will eat 1.33 billion wings during Super Bowl LI weekend, as the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots battle for the Lombardi Trophy.  That figure is up 2 percent, or 30 million wings, from 2016’s report  – and up 6.5 percent, or